The Department of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, Bangladesh vide notification dated September 20, 2015 has amended the Trade Marks Rules. By virtue of the said amendment the fee structure for filing and prosecuting trade mark applications including renewal of the trade mark registrations has been increased.
The said amendment has revised the official fees structure for filing the trade mark applications and the practice of determining the official fees at the different stage of Trade mark prosecution depending upon the kind of goods has been eliminated. The official fees for filing and prosecuting trade mark applications will no longer be dependent on the kind of goods and shall remain fixed.
A tabular representation depicting the revised fee structure is reproduced below: